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Development of communal cattle production can be a sustainable way to improve the livelihoods of the rural population in Zimbabwe. There is however, little information and research conducted to characterize, understand and develop the communal cattle production systems in Zimbabwe. This review...

Author(s)
Tavirimirwa, B.; Mwembe, R.; Ngulube, B.; Banana, N. Y. D.; Nyamushamba, G. B.; Ncube, S.; Nkomboni, D.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2013, 25, 12, pp Article 217
Abstract

A participatory epidemiological study was conducted to identify and prioritize constraints to livestock health and production on smallholder farms in Sanyati and Gokwe districts of Zimbabwe. Questionnaires were administered to 294 randomly selected livestock owners across the two districts....

Author(s)
Chatikobo, P.; Choga, T.; Ncube, C.; Mutambara, J.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2013, 109, 3/4, pp 327-333
Abstract

This special issue discusses the transmission of diseases among livestock to wildlife to man. Topics discussed are: operationalizing a One Health approach to global health challenges; molecules to modelling (Toxoplasma gondii oocysts at the human-animal-environment interface); intersectoral...

Author(s)
Conrad, P. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Comparative Immunology, Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, 2013, 36, 3, pp 211-342
AbstractFull Text

Communal livestock production systems are dynamic being responsive to changes in the socio-political and economic environments. A survey was conducted in Simbe communal area of Gokwe South District in Zimbabwe, to assess current livestock production systems. Five villages and 3 wards were randomly...

Author(s)
Maburutse, B. E.; Mutibvu, T.; Mbiriri, D. T.; Kashangura, M. T.
Publisher
Scienceline Publishing, Maragheh, Iran
Citation
Online Journal of Animal and Feed Research (OJAFR), 2012, 2, 4, pp 351-360
AbstractFull Text

During the year 2009, 47 of the African Union (AU) Member States (MS) submitted their animal disease status reports to AU-IBAR. This was quite an improvement as compared to 44 MS who submitted their reports in 2008. Out of the expected 636 monthly disease reports from all MS, 551 were received as...

Publisher
African Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR), Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Pan African Animal Health Yearbook, 2009, 2009, pp ix + 32 + XIV pp.
Abstract

Very low rainfall for the second successive agricultural year has made conditions difficult for livestock owners and the deaths of cattle attributed to drought in the first year totalled 70, 000 head. Civil disobedience and obstruction interfered with disease control measures in certain areas....

Author(s)
Williamson, J. M.
Publisher
Salisbury: Ministry of Agriculture,
Citation
Rhodesia. Annual report of the Assistant Director of Veterinary Services (Field) for the year ending 30. 9. 65., 1966, pp 28 pp.
Abstract

The 1964 census showed 3, 852, 035 cattle, 562.606 goats, 384, 854 sheep, 95, 532 pigs, and 96, 619 equines. There was a small outbreak of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE in cattle, which was due to the same virus strain (SAT 2) and occurred in the same locality as the 1962 outbreak. Erection of a cordon...

Author(s)
May, T. L.
Citation
Rhodesia. Annual Report of the Director of Veterinary Services for the year ending 30th September, 1964., 1965, pp 15 pp.
Abstract

This should be read in conjunction with the abstracts of the reports of the Assistant Directors Field and Research which follow and deal in more detail with special points of interest. A regular intake of professional staff is now envisaged under the Government Bursary Scheme for training. An...

Author(s)
Griffith, R. A.
Publisher
Salisbury: Govt. Printer,
Citation
Rhodesia. Report of the Secretary for Agriculture for the period 1st October, 1964 to 30th September, 1965., 1966, pp 181 pp.
Abstract

There were three vacancies in an establishment of 8 professional officers. The junior technical staff has increased by 6 posts after long repeated claims for this addition. Accommodation was provided by conversions pending a decision on proposed new siting for the Laboratory Services. Some 25, 000...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Salisbury: Ministry of Agriculture,
Citation
Rhodesia. Report of the Assistant Director of Veterinary Services (Research) for the year ending 30th September, 1965., 1966, pp 27 pp.
Abstract

Certain areas in the Eastern and Central Provinces are overstocked and if expansion in livestock population is to be achieved use must be made of land which is not at present grazed because of tsetse, lack of surface water, or tribal jurisdiction. The numbers of animals in 1963 were as follows:...

Author(s)
Swan, J. F. C.
Publisher
Lusaka: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Northern Rhodesia. Annual report of the Department of Veterinary and Tsetse Control Services for the year 1963., 1964, pp 15 pp.

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